Good news for skiers and boarders– several ski areas are extending their seasons thanks to fresh spring snow.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says a backcountry skier has been killed in a snow slide in southern Colorado.
Skiers and boarders hit the slopes early Sunday morning after Arapahoe Basin fired up the lifts for the season, and powder hounds are excited.
A colossal wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday.
The latest round of snow has brought nearly a foot of new snow to Wolf Creek ski resort in southwestern Colorado.
Ski resorts have been welcoming snow after going through a drier-than-normal season in much of the state last winter.
Snowmass ski resort is opening five days early because of heavy snow over the past month.
Winter Park Resort says it’s opening for ski season four days earlier than it had planned.